Transforming Medicine

Tuesday, October 22, 2013
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Ctr. - Tamkin Auditorium - Room B130

An Evening with UCLA Stem Cell Scientists

See below for additional information.


Free and open to the public. Seating is limited. Please RSVP by email to or by phone to 310.825.4958


Eli & Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine & Stem Cell Research

Additional Information

"Transforming Medicine: An Evening with UCLA Stem Cell Scientists"

This important evening will highlight the developing therapeutic applications of stem cells and the accomplishments of the UCLA stem cell research community.

Featured Speakers

  • Daniel Geschwind, MD, PhD (Director, Center for Autism Research and Treatment (CART); Professor, Neurology, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences) "Autism: Disease in a Dish"
  • Donald B. Kohn, MD (Director, UCLA Human Gene Medicine Program; Professor, MIMG/Pediatrics) "Sickle Cell Disease: Gene Therapy"
  • Antoni Ribas, MD, PhD (Director, JCCC Tumor Immunology Program Area; Professor, Department of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology) "Cancer: Engineering Immunity"
  • Owen Witte, MD (Director, Eli & Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine & Stem Cell Research at UCLA)

Special Guests

  • Jonathan Thomas, PhD, JD (Chairman of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine [CIRM])
  • A. Eugene Washington, MD, MSc (Vice Chancellor, UCLA Health Sciences; Dean, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA)

Reception following program at 8.00PM

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